Posts tagged ‘Instruments’

Music & Movement: September 13, 2019

Books

Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party by Kimberly & James Dean
Plinka Plinka Shake Shake by Emma Garcia

Music

“Glad to See You” by Peter Allard, Sing It! Say It! Stamp It! Sway It! Vol. 2
“Bluegrass Jamboree” by Hap Palmer, So Big
“Rock and Roll Freeze Dance” by Hap Palmer, So Big

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Song: The More We Get Together
The more we get together, together, together.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.
For your friends are my friends.
And my friends are your friends.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.

Song: Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes
Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes
Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes
Eyes and ears and mouth and nose
Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes

Song: If You Like Music and You Know It
If you like music and you know it, play up high
If you like music and you know it, play up high
If you like music and you know it, and you really want to show it
If you like music and you know it, play up high

Play down low, Play really fast, Play really slow

Rhyme: Reach and Wiggle
Lift your arms way up high,
Wave them, wave them in the sky.
Reach way down and touch your toes.
Wiggle your eyebrows, wiggle your nose.
Put your bottom on the floor,
Count with me to four: one, two, three, four.
Take a deep breath in: one, two, three,
Then let it out slowly.

Song: Goodbye Friends
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends
Sing this tune, sing this tune
It’s time to wave goodbye
It’s time to wave goodbye
See you soon, see you soon

Goodbye friends, goodbye friends
Close your eyes, close your eyes
Take a deep breathe in
[Breathe in]
Now breathe out goodbye
[Breathe out]

Yoga Pose: Cat
Get down on the floor on all fours, then arch your back and look at your belly button.

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September 13, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Baby Time: July 10, 2019

Books
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by David Ellwand
Summer Supper by Rubin Pfeffer, illus. by Mike Austin

Music
“You Are My Sunshine” from Wiggleworms Love You
“Bluegrass Jamboree” by Hap Palmer, So Big

Baby Sign Language
Change (diaper)

Songs, Rhymes and Fingerplays

Hello Song
Tune: Mary Had a Little Lamb
Everybody smile and wave,
Smile and wave,
Smile and wave.
Everybody smile and wave,
I’m so glad you’re here.
Repeat

Wiggle Song
Tune: The Bear Went Over the Mountain
My hands are starting to wiggle,
My hands are starting to wiggle,
My hands are starting to wiggle,
Around and around and around.

Jump in the Rocket
Jump in the rocket (bounce baby on knee)
We’ll blast off soon!
We’re taking a trip
Up to the moon
Up, up, up we climb (lift baby higher and higher)
Up to the sky (hold baby high in the air)
Isn’t it a lot of fun (bring baby back down, resume bouncing)
To be able to fly?!

Astronaut, Astronaut
Astronaut, astronaut, put on your suit (touch baby’s tummy or clothing)
Astronaut, astronaut, put on your boots (touch baby’s feet)
Astronaut, astronaut, ready to fly (lift baby’s hands overhead)
Astronaut, astronaut, up in the sky (wave baby’s hands gently back and forth)
Astronaut, astronaut, flying through the stars (clap baby’s hands together)
Astronaut, astronaut, past the moon and Mars (use your finger to circle the perimeter of baby’s face)
Astronaut, astronaut, wave your hands (wave baby’s hands)
Astronaut, astronaut, ready to land! (touch baby’s feet)

Baby Put Your Pants On (diaper changing song)
Baby put your pants on, pants on, pants on (wiggle baby’s legs)
Baby put your pants on, 1, 2, 3 (hold up fingers as you count)
Baby put your pants on, pants on, pants on (wiggle baby’s legs)
Baby put your pants on, 1, 2, 3 (hold up fingers as you count)
Legs to the left (wiggle left leg)
Legs to the right (wiggle right leg)
Wiggle and jiggle and pull them up tight (wiggle baby’s legs)
Legs to the left (wiggle left leg)
Legs to the right (wiggle right leg)
Wiggle and jiggle and pull them up tight (wiggle baby’s legs)
Baby put your pants on, pants on, pants on (wiggle baby’s legs)
Baby put your pants on, 1, 2, 3 (hold up fingers as you count)

If You’re Happy and You Know It, Play Your Instrument (with instruments)
If you’re happy and you know it . . .
Play your instrument
Play up high
Play down low
Play them softly

July 10, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Baby Time: March 20, 2019

Books

Whose Chick Are You? by Nancy Tafuri
Splish, Splash, Ducky! by Lucy Cousins

Music

“Rhythms on Parade” by Hap Palmer, Rhythms on Parade

Songs, Rhymes and Fingerplays

Open Them, Shut Them
Open them, shut them
Open them, shut them
Give a little clap
Open them, shut them
Open them, shut them
Put them in your lap
Creep the, creep them
Up to your chin
Open your mouth
But don’t let them in!
Open them, shut them
Open them, shut them
Put them in your lap

Down By the Station
Down by the station
Early in the morning
See the little puffer-bellies all in a row
See the station master pull the little handle
Puff, puff, toot, toot, off we go

Criss, Cross, Applesauce
Criss, cross, applesauce (draw x on child’s tummy or back)
Fingers tickling your tummy (walk fingers up tummy or back)
Cool breeze (blow gently)
Tight squeeze (hug)
Now you’ve got the shivers! (tickle)

Baby Put Your Pants On
Tune: Shortnin’ Bread
Baby put your pants on, pants on, pants on (wiggle baby’s legs)
Baby put your pants on, 1, 2, 3 (hold up fingers as you count)
Baby put your pants on, pants on, pants on (wiggle baby’s legs)
Baby put your pants on, 1, 2, 3 (hold up fingers as you count)
Leg to the left (wiggle left leg)
Leg to the right (wiggle right leg)
Wiggle and jiggle and pull them up tight (wiggle baby’s legs)
Leg to the left (wiggle left leg)
Leg to the right (wiggle right leg)
Wiggle and jiggle and pull them up tight (wiggle baby’s legs)
Baby put your pants on, pants on, pants on (wiggle baby’s legs)
Baby put your pants on, 1, 2, 3 (hold up fingers as you count)
(can add verses by substituting different pieces of clothing/body parts)

Old MacDonald Had a Band
Old MacDonald had a band, E I E I O
And in this band he had some shakers, E I E I O
With a shake, shake here and a shake, shake there
Here a shake, there a shake, everywhere a shake, shake
Old MacDonald had a band, E I E I O
Can add verses with different instruments

Clap Your Hands
Clap, clap, clap your hands
Clap your hands with me
Clap them fast
Clap them slow
Clap your hands with me
Repeat with: tap your feet, pat your knees, sway your arms

March 20, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Sheep!

February 28, 2019

Books: 
Wee Little Lamb by Lauren Thompson
Counting Ovejas by Sarah Weeks

Music:
Baa Baa Black Sheep” by Raffi
Jumping and Counting” by Jim Gill (we danced with shakers)

Letter of the Week: Gg
Each week we will learn a new letter and ASL/Baby Sign Language word. We sing the following song signing the words in bold.

(Tune: The Farmer and the Dell)
G is for good morning / gross
G is for good morning / gross
There are many words with the letter G
is for good morning / gross

Letter G

Words from left to right: Letter G, Good Morning, Gross

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:

Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Hello friends, hello friends
Hello friends, it’s time to say hello!

Song Cube:
• I’m a Little Teapot
• ABC’s
• Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
• The Itsy Bitsy Spider
• If You’re Happy and You Know It
• Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Nursery Rhyme
Rock, and rock, and rock on the wall.
Rock, and rock, I hope we don’t fall!

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

Action Rhyme
Shake them shake them
Shake them shake them
Shake them just like this!

Roll them Roll them
Roll them Roll them
Blow a little kiss!

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends,
Goodbye friends, it’s time to say goodbye!

February 28, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Penguins!

February 21, 2018

Books: 
Baby Penguins Everywhere by Melissa Guion
Grumpy Pants by Claire Messer

Music:
Doin the Penguin” by Sesame Street
Rock Hopper Penguin” by Johnette Downing (we danced with instruments)

Letter of the Week: Ff
Each week we will learn a new letter and ASL/Baby Sign Language word. We sing the following song signing the words in bold.

(Tune: The Farmer and the Dell)
F is for fall down/farm
F is for fall down/farm
There are many words with the letter F
F is for fall down/farm

        Letter F                                 Fall down                                                Farm

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:

Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Hello friends, hello friends
Hello friends, it’s time to say hello!

Song Cube:
• I’m a Little Teapot
• ABC’s
• Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
• The Itsy Bitsy Spider
• If You’re Happy and You Know It
• Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Nursery Rhyme
Rock, and rock, and rock on the wall.
Rock, and rock, I hope we don’t fall!

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

Action Rhyme
Shake them shake them
Shake them shake them
Shake them just like this!

Roll them Roll them
Roll them Roll them
Blow a little kiss!

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends,
Goodbye friends, it’s time to say goodbye!

February 21, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Music & Movement: February 15, 2019

Books

One Snowy Day by Diana Murray & Diana Toledano
The Greedy Goat by Petr Horacek

Music

“Glad to See You” by Peter Allard, Sing It! Say It! Stamp It! Sway It! Vol. 2
“Rock and Roll Freeze Dance” by Hap Palmer, So Big
“Run Baby Run” by Caspar Babypants
“Snow Day” by Justin Roberts, Jungle Gym

Songs, Rhymes & Fingerplays

Song: The More We Get Together
The more we get together, together, together.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.
For your friends are my friends.
And my friends are your friends.
The more we get together, the happier we’ll be.

Song: Cool Cat
Source: Jbrary
Hey there [name] you’re a real cool cat (point out thumbs to person you’re talking to – move baby’s arms or legs)
You got a lot of this and you got a lot of that (roll arms)
So come on in (hands pulling in) and get down (ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch) (dance pointed fingers)
To the left (ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch)
To the right (ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch)
Up in the air (ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch) – could lift baby
And get down (ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch ch)

Song: If You Like Music
If you like music and you know it, play up high
If you like music and you know it, play up high
If you like music and you know it, and you really want to show it
If you like music and you know it, play up high

Play down low
Spin around

Song: Goodbye Friends
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends
Sing this tune, sing this tune
It’s time to wave goodbye
It’s time to wave goodbye
See you soon, see you soon

Goodbye friends, goodbye friends
Close your eyes, close your eyes
Take a deep breathe in
[Breathe in]
Now breathe out goodbye
[Breathe out]

Yoga Pose:
Butterfly

Breath Play:
Shoulder Squeeze: Squeeze your shoulders up to your ears, breathe in.  As you breathe out, let your shoulders down.  Roll your shoulders in a circle, forwards, then backwards.  Shrug shoulders.  Repeat breathing.

February 15, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

Toddler Storytime- Love!

February 14, 2018

Books: 
One Family by George Shannon
A Hug is for Holding Me by Lisa Wheeler

Music:
Skinnamarink” by Sharon, Louis & Bram
I’m in the Mood” by Raffi (we danced with instuments)

Letter of the Week: Ee
Each week we will learn a new letter and ASL/Baby Sign Language word. We sing the following song signing the words in bold.

(Tune: The Farmer and the Dell)
E is for excited/elephant
E is for excited/elephant
There are many words with the letter E
is for excited/elephant

        Letter E                               Excited                                              Elephant

Songs, Rhymes, & Fingerplays:

Opening Song: Hello Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Hello friends, hello friends
Hello friends, it’s time to say hello!

Song Cube:
• I’m a Little Teapot
• ABC’s
• Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
• The Itsy Bitsy Spider
• If You’re Happy and You Know It
• Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Nursery Rhyme
Rock, and rock, and rock on the wall.
Rock, and rock, I hope we don’t fall!

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
All the king’s horses and all the king’s men
Couldn’t put Humpty together again.

Action Rhyme
Shake them shake them
Shake them shake them
Shake them just like this!

Roll them Roll them
Roll them Roll them
Blow a little kiss!

Closing Song: Goodbye Friends
(Using American Sign Language)
Goodbye friends, goodbye friends,
Goodbye friends, it’s time to say goodbye!

February 14, 2019 at 10:00 am Leave a comment

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